overprotection


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overprotection

Limitation of the behavior or autonomy of another person due to excessive concern for that person's safety or ability to function independently.
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paternal overprotection may have a role in the etiology of bulimia via the development of mistrust/abuse beliefs.
Observed and perceived parental overprotection in relation to psychosocial adjustment in preadolescents with a physical disability: The mediational role of behavioral autonomy.
Overprotection, encompasses negative MRP that include excessive control of child's activities, excessive contact and support, showing high expectations related the child's performance, and inflexibility towards behavioral and routine rules.
In present study Bowlby's (1977) concept of parental "Care" and Levy's (1931) concept of "overprotection" were followed as theoretical foundations, and "dysfunctional parenting" was analyzed with the help of Parental Bond Instrument (PBI) developed by Parker, Tupling, and Brown (1979).
Overprotection and lowered expectations of persons with disabilities: the unforeseen consequences.
Avoid overprotection, forced feeding and rewarding an achievement with high calorie food in hotels.
The program also takes on the issue of parental overprotection and control, while also addressing inappropriate dependence on parents.
Farnham (1947); Their Mothers' Sons: The Psychiatrist Examines an American Problem, by Edward Adam Strecker (1951); and Maternal Overprotection, by David M.
This is only to remind that there is a price one pays for overprotection (read website below in the references).
Knowing the danger of overprotection doesn't change how it feels.
The author argues that Chinese digital copyright law provides overprotection for technological protection members, while abandoning private use limitations on digital copyright.
The fear of his parents and their overprotection never stopped him from training and keeping going with his passion, Yassin enthusiastically adding: "No one can ever imagine the happiness I feel while riding Jess.